Michel M. Lessard, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montreal Port Authority (MPA), has announced the appointment of Me Eric Simard as a Director of Montreal Port Authority. Me Simard was appointed to this office by the City of Montreal for a three-year term ending March 23, 2018.

Me Simard is a partner with the law firm Fasken Martineau and co-president of the Commercial Litigation section. He also leads the Construction Practice Group. He practices law as a civil and commercial litigant. He is a regular guest lecturer in his field and has also published numerous articles. The prestigious Chambers Global directory recognizes him as one of the leaders in his field of expertise in Canada. Me Simard is a member of the Quebec Bar, the Canadian Bar Association and the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.